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Black Square netlabel is about synthesis between image and a sound, music and a photo.
And as Malevich's square it does not recognize genre distinctions as in music so in photography, but represents only Suprematism: "the supremacy of pure feeling".

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by Carlos Lemosh
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“The sound that I was collecting I transformed that in instruments. The sound of Machine Gun, Plastic Bottles, A Tennis Player, Running Water, White Noise, Microsoft Sounds, X-Files, District 9 and 2012 Movie Trailers.” – Carlos Lemosh
Topics: Experimental, Electronic, Musique Concrete, Sound Collage, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Gabran
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Risotto & Mushrooms, I Hope You Are Well, News and Tears are tracks composed in October/November 2009 ... memory of a meeting and a concert with MCVulcano, AQM Abhorrent and Beauty ... sounds refer to an atmosphere of intense knowledge and friendship, an exchange of lives in another possible world: the world of sounds. Lullaby is a track composed in December 2009… an attempt to expand a quartet of violas and cellos… Oh, my dear love! Is a sentimental research into sounds… each sound...
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Topics: Abstract, Experimental, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Black Square Cloudcast
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All is vanity and vexation of spirit. - Bible, Ecclesiastes I. 14. 00:00 Muhmood - TV News 03:16 Roto Visage - From Mud to Memory (part 2) 08:21 Виктор Iванiв & Muhmood - Жертва 10:28 Tardigrades - I Will Outlive Mankind 19:08 Spit It Out - Insulator 25:51 Jordan Prestrot - Bourgeois 28:32 Виктор Iванiв & Muhmood - Любимый Раджа 34:17 MONO ATRO - quem 37:46 Swimmingpool The Band - Black 44:57 Doc & Lena Selyanina - That fine line from your ear...
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Topics: Experimental, Ambient, Spoken Word, Chaos, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Radio for the Daydreamers
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"Die! Avant-Garde" is the Third Official record by Radio for the Daydreamers. Aloof and completely detached from the ongoing triptych (Praying for the Be(a)st), this record is breathing space for our minds and concentrates on a different chaotic wile. Including collaborations with and remixes from some brilliant artists, this record is dedicated to our fans for their continued support and love. For those fond of meanings, looking for a story is sometimes as futile as looking for the...
Topics: Experimental, Ambient, Avant-Garde, Dark Ambient, Dark Electronic, Dark Jazz, Electronic,...
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by BOOL
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"Style of this album is a Poem core. Based on the impact of the Japanese sub-culture (anime, music, comedy, game, radio) it was created in a room of small dark home. It is said to emerge from the magnificent strain of day-to-day trivial matters. In this album, abstract language has been used in addition to the Japanese. Even a man speaking in Japanese when listening will not understand half. I believe that there is value in that kind of chaos." - BOOL
Topics: Experimental, Electronic, Poem Core, Spoken Word, Ambient, Abstract, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Cameron Steele
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"This album is about mental illnesses, fears, drugs, confusion, and all the other higher things passed down to us from previous generations." - Cameron Steele
Topics: Experimental, Electronica, Alternative, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Black Square Cloudcast
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“We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives.” - Toni Morrison 00:00 Thomas A. Clark - Spell for Sarah (1971) 01:57 Taku Sugimoto - Improvisation (1996) 12:29 Vincent Barras & Jacques Demierre - bh n (a) (2007) 45:46 Tim Hecker - Pluie 4 (for Sylvain Émard Danse) (2004)
Topics: Experimental, Avant-Garde, Spoken Word, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Radio for the Daydreamers
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"The final section of the triptych "Praying for the Be(a)st", "Denouement" continues and concludes the story of our protagonist through all the discrepancies and dilemmas. A realization of the power of existence and dreaming, this record tells the story of that character realizing that without an audience, a catastrophe is short lived. So eventually. it is up to him to stop fueling the fire. "To embrace the sunlight, that brought me my eyesores. My demons and gods....
Topics: Experimental, Acoustic, Ambient, Avant-Garde, Cinematic, Cinematic Soundscape, Classical,...
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by Midnight Moodswings & Seiswork
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"And in the end, the beaches are left spread out into solitude waiting to be praised for their beauty. The cities creep up like hateful religions filled with nothing; but still pulchritudinous enough to entice just about anyone. The streets lie covered in cigarette butts. The pavements are stitched together with one predicament after another. A million homeless dreams holding each other’s hands and never letting go. “WALK ON US TO GIVE US PURPOSE” The million bombs and dreams that we...
Topics: Experimental, Ambient, Atmospheric, Cinematic, Classical, Dark Ambient, Electronic, Glitch Hop,...
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by Sanmi
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This work is first album of Sanmi which played sine wave with glitch livecut pingpong delay works at Tundra Electronic Festival in Lithuania 2009. The album was inspired especially from Tokyo city itself. That is from its chaos, huge concrete jungle and speed and dynamics of life. And this time in 2010, adding bonus track.
Topics: Experimental, Other, IDM, Contemporary, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by Radio For The Daydreamers
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After the first album, Radio for the Daydreamers have worked on defining their sound much more and have tried to create a balance of different elements(/genres/styles/whathaveyou) of music. We have collaborated with some amazing artists recently, and have thence created "Praying for the be(a)st", a tryptich following a creative non-fiction story of a faustian character. Our intentions with this album, were to take elements from avant garde jazz, classical music, black metal and...
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Topics: Post-Rock, Other: Creative Commons, Black Square
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by A Screaming Comes Across the Sky
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All songs © 2004 John Storm/Andrei Benjamin Recorded at R’lyeh, CA Produced by Storm/Benjamin Mixed, engineered and recorded by John This recording includes performances by: Ted Klondike, Mason, Jaws, Dixon, Arnox, Salsa Bunch, Henrix, Joe Matt This recording contains a sample of “Mr. Jones” by Counting Crows, and the cover is a facsimile of “There’s Always Room on the Broom”, by Liars, which in and of itself is a facsimile of “Strategies Against Architecture” by Eintruzende...
Topics: Experimental, Showtunes, Psychedelic, Noise, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by MUTATE
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Inspired by a comment President Nixon made to his psych, this ep explores inbetween states - people and places in flux, whether momentarily, or for lifetimes. This idea extends to some of the source material used and the process of making this ep, which I thought may never see the light of day. States change. Credits: Recorded @ The Lab, 2011 All performances, production, artwork, etc, by MUTATE MUTATE is Ade Bordicott (C) 2012 MUTATE Thanks to Shelly Butcher for source image & Alex Z.
Topics: Experimental, Experimental Soundscapes, Avant-Garde, Dark Ambient, Improvised, Noise, Creative...
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by Black Square Cloudcast
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“The sole art that suits me is that which, rising from unrest, tends toward serenity.” - André Gide 00:00 Furious Pig - The King Mother (1980) 07:51 Lasry-Baschet - Chronophagie 1 (Mid-1960s) 26:20 Nicolas Slonimsky conducts Edgard Varese - Ionisation (1934) 31:56 Charles Amirkhanian - Dog of Stravinsky (1982) 35:01 Demetrio Stratos - Investigazioni (Diplofonie e Triplofonie) (1978) 49:26 Delia Derbyshire - Falling (1964)
Topics: Avant-Garde, Experimental, Noise, Spoken Word, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Black Mouse
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“Moody and melodic songs twisted to reflect the impossible hopes and dreams that we all carry within us. In the end there will be nothing but stale air and the de-oxygenated corpse in the dead room.” - Black Mouse
Topics: Alternative, Psychedelic, Indie, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Skerror
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"Obsidian dub monster escapes the ice." - Skerror
Topics: Experimental, Electronic, Dark Ambient, Cyberpunk, Dark IDM, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Black Square Cloudcast
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“Life is a wonderful thing to talk about, or to read about in history books - but it is terrible when one has to live it.” - Jean Anouilh 00:00 Jean Dubuffet - La fleur de barbe (1961) 23:28 Goffredo Petrassi - Flou (1980) 31:30 Jean Dubuffet - Humeur Incertaine (1960-61) 39:16 Henry Kaiser - It's a Wonderful Life (1982)
Topics: Experimental, Avant-Garde, Spoken Word, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by Paul Bailey
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"Music for Controllers are improvisations performed live using ableton live, korg/nanokey, buddha machine and srutibox (iphone), and korg kaossilator Music for Controllers I created using ableton live, buddha machine (iphone), korg kaossillator and nano-key Music for Controllers II made with Buddha Machine, Scruti Box (iPhone), Korg Kaossilator, and Ableton Live Music for Controllers III and IV were improvised live using ableton live/ korg/nanokey, buddha machine (iphone), and the korg...
Topics: Experimental, Minimalism, Improvised, Post-Whatever, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Melophobia
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sounds recorded inside Tate Modern in Liverpool / UK a rainy day (8th of October 2011) made and intended for cassette use by Melophobia
Topics: Experimental, Concrete, Electroacoustic, Abstract, Ambient, Minimal, Micro, Chaotic, Soundscapes,...
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by Black Square Cloudcast
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“Harpists spend 90 percent of their lives tuning their harps and 10 percent playing out of tune.” - Igor Stravinsky 00:00 Luis de Pablo - Al son que tocan, side 1 (between 1974 and 1976) 16:14 Morton Subotnick - Axolotl (cello and "ghost" electronics) (1980) 33:30 Donald Erb - Reconnaissance (1967) 50:44 Luis de Pablo - Al son que tocan, side 2 (between 1974 and 1976)
Topics: Avant-Garde, Experimental, Spoken Word, Electronics, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Melophobia
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raw files recorded inside Tate Modern, early in a sunny morning of April 2011... not much overproduction, but a lot of silence and real echo/ambience... Tate Calendar : The Unilever Series: Ai Weiwei (ground / Turbine Hall), Exhibition : Gabriel Orozco. recording date : 08 April 2011 (Friday), Tate Modern, Bankside London UK production / mastering date : 12 June 2011, Greece six tracks running also as a unedited one of total time of 56'32" another seventh track with heavier...
Topics: Experimental, Concrete, Electroacoustic, Abstract, Ambient, Minimal, Micro, Chaotic, Soundscapes,...
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by Alexei Biryukoff
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"This album is a collection of arriving and departing trains at the station in a small Siberian town Talmenka" - Alexei Biryukoff
Topics: Experimental, Field Recordings, Minimalism, Ambient, Soundscapes, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Black Square Cloudcast
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………………………………………………………… “I sit in the dark. And it would be hard to figure out which is worse; the dark inside, or the darkness out.” - Joseph Brodsky 00:00 (thresh*ld) - The Gates of Birth 08:02 BKPR - Pretend 18:18 Ivan Čkonjević - EXP. Lokomotive nose tvoje ime 24:27 Aurist - Dekindling 28:49 John Praw - I Want To Always Be On Film 44:22 Caustic Reverie - Ignis Sacer 01:06:22 The Venopian Solitude - Away, Out
Topics: Experimental, Ambient, Meditative, Antifolk, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by Claudio Nuñez
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"I use the same modus operandi for most of my albums (except the ones that are composed): I lay some free improvised moods (usually on rhythm instruments) that serve as the frame or background for the rest of the piece... I call this process ¨real time compositions¨ as I never have any ideas or plans before the actual recording starts... When I feel that the group or orchestral feelings reflect the mood I stop adding new layers or instruments... On my solo guitar or piano sets &...
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Topics: Experimental, Free Jazz, Jazz, Acustronica, Improvisation, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Radio For The Daydreamers
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This album was dedicated to those days in our lives that we forgot because we thought they were irrelevant. This is meant to be heard by people who believe in magic and people who believe in stories. Chaos ensues. We shall not pray to any god, but to our own. We shall love people who dream and people who need a little more gasoline. Reject the beauty, before it dare rejects you.
Topics: Post-Rock, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Urban Interventions
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The first release of "Urban Interventions" - "Headphone Travels 01", brings together AN MOKU and Marcus Beuter prepared live sets and creates a personal interpretation of an urban ambiance. Foto and Design by Sara Hochuli Mastering by Jan Bertram
Topics: Experimental, Field Recording, Soundscape, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Sanmi
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"Dark dance music EP with sound sampled from voice of William S. Burroughs and strings of Bela Bartok."- Sanmi
Topics: Experimental, Avant-Garde, Electronic Experimental, Glitch, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Desposyni
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A collaboration between Ade Bordicott (MUTATE) and Hyaena Fierling Reich, Desposyni sculpt, collage and maim sound into twisted soundscapes. At times cloying and intense, they deliver Walls of unease at will. Spoken word vistas. Complete improvisation - every performance different; unique. Alchemical malcontents. A Bacon painting put to sound. recorded live @ Dusk Till Dawn in London 04.03.2012 recording & production: Adrian Bordicott all live, no overdubs thanks: Tim Drage and Max Leonard...
Topics: Experimental, Experimental Soundscapes, Avant-Garde, Dark Ambient, Improvised, Noise, Spoken Word,...
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by Thus The Tinsilemen
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The Best of Thus The Tinsilemen "On the outskirts of the San Joaquin, hidden just over the hills of the East Bay, and tucked safely away from the capital city, three outcasts drug themselves out of the Great California Aqueduct with one thing in mind. They must stop the radiowaves of America, leaving her as clean and pure as she deserves to be. No more suits taking the money and making the rules. No more executive boards serving up unhealthy portions of BULL$#!+ to her youth, leaving them...
Topics: Post-Rock, Alternative, Acousmatic, Tape music, Garage, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Various Artists
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"BeSt of 10-11" - collection of the best tracks released by Black Square netlabel in the first year of its existence. 01 Black Mouse - Soon I Will Be... 02 Gabran - Risotto & Mushrooms with Friends 03 Cagey House - Champion Major Monk 04 Cezary Gapik [aka CEZAR] - #0441 05 Bose Ensemble - UHT milk trauma 06 Melophobia - 02 07 Subterrestrial - Ezhdehā 08 Christophe Meulien - I can`t open the door 09 Thus The Tinsilemen - Fortune Teller 10 Yajna Vedana - Atma Shatakam 11...
Topics: Various Artists, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by Viktar Siamashka & Co
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"Free music from “the last dictatorship in Europe”. Spontaneous improvisation. Operative composing. Something at the intercrossing of free-jazz, folk, academic and electronic music. All compositions were created together, alive, "here and now" and without the using of phonograms or rehearse fragments." - Viktar Siamashka & Co Viktar Siamashka – winds, percussion Eryk Arlou-Shymus – double-bass Maxim Iukin – vocal, percussion Raman Jarash – big drum Recorded...
Topics: Experimental, Improvisation, Avant-Garde, Free-Jazz, Folk, Academic, Electronic, Creative Commons,...
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by Korin VG
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"Sky, cradle of the Earth Her dreams make a world we are living in All is just an illusion Everything is a dream... - It is said enough, I suppose - why do we need to reveal a mystery?.." - Korin VG
Topics: Experimental, Ambient, Electronic, Soundscapes, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by pato cós
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"parede que me toca" reunites three works: "mirrita": From the sound of the machine, other sounds are perceived as organic. They are not, but the machine is built by man. The silence interrupts the machine. The animal deflagrates. It challenges it but it is not freed from it. The machine is there. So is the human; "comoção": It begins with a blow that turns into a wave of noise. Another comes. The noise reveals itself human and makes us feel something;...
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Topics: Experimental, Electronic, Noise, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by Ak'chamel, The Giver of Illness
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Icaro chants and yaje incantations for the spirit's journey to the other realm. All songs by AK'CHAMEL. Recorded to cassette tape.
Topics: Experimental, Acoustic, Ayahuasca, Lo-Fi, Tape, Throat Singing, World, Creative Commons, Black...
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by Hyaena Fierling Reich
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sound sources: vox, knives, metal percussions, wood, ebow, ceramic Mayan flutes, prepared bass guitar, hexluth, stones recorded in Lisbon and North Portugal 2009-2011 at Gnomon Studio and Necrosymphonic Studio all themes originally created, digitally mastered, sequenced and edited by Hyaena Fierling Reich except references: chants from the Vietnamese Hmong women, Quran surah and traditional folklore song from Trás os Montes. poems by Guillaume Apolinaire, Ezra Pound and HFR. thank you: the...
Topics: Experimental, Avant-Garde, Ethnic, Crossover, Spoken Words, Noise, Other, Creative Commons, Black...
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by Black Square Cloudcast
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"Only the hand that erases can write the true thing." - Meister Eckhart 00:00 Ostensibly Ossified - Contemporary Coma 00:47 Aerosyn - First Kill (Dawn of Predation) 03:14 Speculativism - Future Poem (text) 05:04 Baskyl - Oh, nothing, just a blurred Vision... 08:50 Korin VG - Last Mirage 5 13:22 Exit To Exist - Daybreak's Lament 36:02 Richard There - Black birds can live forever 39:27 Subterrestrial - Madness at the Edge of a Black Hole 46:56 Muser - End of Days 55:09 SFIAS - Lord, We...
Topics: Experimental, Other, Electronic, Spoken Word, Chaos, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by Victor Ivaniv & MOLOTOK Ensemble
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BROKEN WITH A HAMMER - is a co-production album. The music of MOLOTOK Ensemble is arranged with original prose and poetry reading by Victor Ivaniv. This album reading is a part of stories from last book of Victor, “Awake Dreamer”, published in New-York`s Ailuros Publishing. The music tracks is original summa of avant-guard and classics for chamber orchestra and a piano pieces. The sharp sound of glass and the scream of violins meets here the bullfrog of storyteller. A bucklet is illustrated...
Topics: Experimental, Avant-Garde, Spoken Word, Neo Classical, Other, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Ocelote Rojo
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"Ocelote Rojo is Francisco Aravena making amazing homemade recordings which you could describe as world lo-fi music with a tropical feel in them. If you need a comparison, it brings in mind a summer version of Hala Strana's sound without his droning part but with the same ability to capture beauty with an acoustic guitar." - Natasja
Topics: Ambient, Ethnic, Folk, Homemade, Improvisational, Psychedelic, Ritual, Tropical, World-music,...
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by Black Square Cloudcast
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“Dabbe will appear, closed to judgement day. Will shake the world" - from Turkish film "D@bbe" (2006) Director: Hasan Karacadag "The word 'Dabbe' appears in a number of verses of the Qur'an, although Surat an-Naml: 82 is the only one that refers to this particular event that will happen in the final times. When we set out the features of the 'Dabbe' as it appears in this verse, the following picture emerges: 1. The Dabbe is a moving, living thing. 2. The Dabbe is the...
Topics: Experimental, Other, Avant-Garde, Spoken Word, Chaos, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Cagey House
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"These tracks are about stasis. "Living Grass on I-70" started as a short percussion solo. I slowed it way down--something like 800%--until the sound became really degraded. Then I kept altering the pitch until the sonic degradations became the main voice in the track. "The Finger Can't See" is an experiment with out of phase repetition, boredom, and annoyance. "Delicate Clock Runs the Street" is the result of a set of rules that force harmonic motion while...
Topics: Experimental, Avant-Garde, Other, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Black Square Cloudcast
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“Hamlet: What a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god! the beauty of the world, the paragon of animals—and yet, to me, what is this quintessence of dust? Man delights not me— nor woman neither, though by your smiling you seem to say so.” William Shakespeare - Hamlet, Act 2, scene 2, 303–312 00:00 Ungud - kur ciej kur ciej seni cebataiciai 00:59...
Topics: Experimental, Noise, Esoteric, Other, Meditative, Neofolk, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Korin VG
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"All not only is illusory, but also relative... Illusions are relative to illusions - what world we live in?" - Korin VG
Topics: Experimental, Ambient, Electronic, Soundscapes, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Black Square Cloudcast
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“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.” - Aldous Huxley 00:00 John Lennon - Radio Play (1970) 07:57 Michelle Kinney - Coordinated Universal Time (1992) 20:17 Catherine Jauniaux & Ikue Mori - Smell (1992) 25:00 Franz Mon - Da du der bist (1973) 38:04 Phill Niblock - G2, 44+/x2 Toral (2002)
Topics: Avant-Garde, Experimental, Noise, Spoken Word, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Subterrestrial
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"As you may know, Subterrestrial is largely influenced by hollow earth theories, but also conspiracy theories, unexplainable phenomenon and the mysteries of the universe. "Esoteric Zoo" is inspired by fantastic creatures from Persian and Medieval European mythology. My original intent was to create something more "ambient," but the tracks ending up sounding more rhythmic. My usual devices of drone, minimalism and repetition are present, as always." - Subterrestrial
Topics: Experimental, Dark Ambient, Esoteric, Other, Meditative, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Black Square Cloudcast
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"...occasionally I wished I could walk through a picture window and have the sharp, broken shards slash me to ribbons so I would finally look like I felt." - Elizabeth Lee Wurtzel 00:00 Muhmood - Lonesome 04:00 Melophobia - 09 (earth has shifted on its axis) 09:36 Speculativism - Something To Be Thankful For 14:42 - 19:40 МП44 - Бог 16:16 Christophe Meulien - Tonton, pourquoi tu tousse 26:10 Jordan Prestrot - Interlude : Show Your Ad Here 27:17 Дима Беслан -...
Topics: Experimental, Other, Avant-Garde, Spoken Word, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Cezary Gapik [aka CEZAR]
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“There is still a lot of unrest in my soul which I desire to transform into sound” - Cezary Gapik.
Topics: Experimental, Isolationism, Drone, Minimalism, Ambient, Soundscapes, Noise, Creative Commons, Black...
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by Kid Feardive
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"These tracks started out as improvisations, and were then edited and re-edited into semi-coherent pieces. The overall tone is melancholic, but there are some comic moments, as well as some pleasant tunes." - Kid Feardive
Topics: Avant-Garde, Naïve, Experimental, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Skerror
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"Pulp comic tale of reform on the obscure isle." - Skerror
Topics: Experimental, Electronic, Dark Ambient, Cyberpunk, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Radio For The Daydreamers
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"away from my room, it is only light I can hate, for it is only light I can not be. "Praying for the Be(a)st" is the second "Act" of the triptych with the same name. This section is a narrative of our character's struggle to find a cure to the plague that his mind has become after visiting Mother Superior in the first act. After tiresome tries to tie a connection with the outside world, a lack of power and therefore, a need for a better perspective is imperative. The...
Topics: Experimental, Ambient, Avant-Garde, Dark Ambient, Dark Electronic, Dark Jazz, Electronic,...
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by Speculativism
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Glitchy Bricolage, an album by Speculativism (AKA Peter-David Smith)
Topics: Experimental, Avant-Garde, Fluxus, Pataphysics, Dada, Surrealism, Prog, Fusion, Third wave,...
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by Alexei Biryukoff
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“This is my first album devoted purely to field recordings. Talmenka is the name of the river in Altai Region and a village that stands on it. It's been a very inspiring place for me, surrounded by the woods, lakes and two rivers. So here is a bunch of tracks I recorded on my several trips there. I am sure next time I will come up with something more conceptual, but meanwhile I wanted to share a few local frequencies that are more like a sound diary of last summer. The artwork that goes along...
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Topics: Experimental, Field Recordings, Minimalism, Ambient, Soundscapes, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Alex Charles
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"Recorded live at the Prince of Wales pub, Birmingham, 9th of September, 2012. Post production done at home in Lye on the same day. Shortwave radio and analogue synth." - Alex Charles
Topics: Experimental, Ambient, Electronic, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Black Square Cloudcast
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Long story of long winter. Ideally for listening by long winter nights. 00:00 Cousin Silas - Empty Airport 04:00 Spit It Out - Debris 11:14 Susan Matthews - Moon Tremors 13:44 Shammen Delly - The Rising Black Sun 18:20 Roto Visage - Epiphany 28:03 Ada Jones - By the Light of the Silvery Moon 31:58 Clutter - I Still Remember 45:20 Les Dix-Huit Secondes - Can I Touch It? 52:37 Vanessa Rossetto - The Girlhood of Baba Yaga 01:01:06 FrideriK - Qi (simple improvisation for two guitars) 01:05:44...
Topics: Experimental, Ambient, Improvised, Creative Commons, Black Square
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by Black Square Cloudcast
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Neverending circle hopes & dreams. Always within, forever beyond.. 00:00 Muhmood - Dream 02:04 Aenonloo - The Snow Has No Name 17:33 Post Scriptvm - Sea Green Series V (excerpt) 22:40 Immundus - Whispering Walls 26:13 Larsp - Flaques & Nuages 32:18 Crookram - Hostile 36:20 Solipsism - Delusions Outermind (Feat. Jash) 41:03 Visions of Solitude - March of Eternal Dreams 43:44 Ujtanakot - White Rat's First Journey To the Upper Space, 1st movement (allegro) 46:56 Nordvargr - Song of Saturn...
Topics: Experimental, Ambient, Improvised, Industrial, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by Joewl Levis
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"The album cover was painted by my 4 year old son. Eart is reference to the Earth, being broken so loosing the H. Its a concept that came to me in the 80's. The actual recordings were based on 3 war movies. An isreali film called Kippur, cros of Iron and waterloo." - Joewl Levis
Topics: Avant-Garde, Experimental, Apocalyptic, Minimal, Noise, Other, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by Sanmi
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"Piano Explosion is an experimental project for future real piano with midi control device. Already Yamaha had developed grand piano with high level outer midi control for concert. Possibility of the future that laptop control grand piano is coming now 2012. This time I used max/msp devices for control synthetic software. Piano is going to express beyond real fingers." - Sanmi
Topics: Experimental, Electronic Experimental, Experimental Free Jazz, Maxmsp Piano, Piano Solo, Sanmi,...
Black Square
by Black Square Cloudcast
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“There is no place for the past in the realm of the future...” - from Sun Ra’s apocalyptic poem “The Damned Air” 00:00 Delia Derbyshire - Running (1964) 08:04 Jean-Claude Risset - Mutations (1969) 12:57 Janet Cardiff - A Large Slow River (2001) 30:52 Jack Goldstein - THE QUIVERING EARTH (1977) 39:43 Masonna - Part XVII (1997) 41:03 Nam June Paik - Etude for Pianoforte (1960) 56:27 Sun Ra - The Damned Air (1962) Photo: "." by Annalisa Cadenelli...
Topics: Experimental, Other, Avant-Garde, Spoken Word, Chaos, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by Zen Nihilistisch
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"… vice et voyage… viol de temps vitriol d'espace une chute par en avant par en avant en avant avant le départ et pendant presque toute une vie je suis assuré… de prendre le bon son LSD des sons je laisse ma raison à la maison un univers à la foi deux vie en même temps trois esprits unis quatre routes au même point cinq risques six sexes sept sens huit couché pour l'infinie neuf vrais dix multipliés … … vice et voyage… … vin d'état subtil … et croire en tout… …...
Topics: Experimental, Rock, Electronic, Prog, Avant-Garde, Postrock, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by Black Square Cloudcast
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"why Do our black faces search the empty sky? Is there something we have forgotten? some precious thing We have lost, wandering in strange lands?" - Arna Bontemps 00:00 The Ghost Between The Strings - Nothing Will Happen 09:07 Ownsi Lense - Elementum V 13:01 Spit It Out - Almost There (mix on MIG) 23:40 Ostensibly Ossified - Nothing to Do With Anything 27:17 _Voice - Human Error 33:39 Sanmi - Blindman 36:12 Hox Vox - Undead 40:47 Ghazaleh E - Dead Now (Antioch Arrow Cover) 43:23...
Topics: Experimental, Other, Electronic, Chaos, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by Various Artists
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Too many things created by chaos continue to feed this entropy. Now it`s time for Doing Nothing.. 01 Cometa - Root 02 Miquel Parera Jaques - nxLiveCode17_2011-04-22_05-46-11 03 Korin VG - Dance 04 Marco Lucchi - Lorca 05 Geronimodeleon - Tea 06 KraftiM - Flowall 07 Soliton - To distant places they have flown 08 Wilhelm Matthies and Mehata Hiroshi - Itsukashima 09 Kalendar - 51.5.0.09.210320011.043856 10 In_Cognitus - Ouroboros 11 Citizen Prozac - A Dog in the Rain
Topics: Various Artists, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by Kid Feardive
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"The idea here is to create naïve music with an avant-garde edge. About half the tracks are essentially songs--short pieces with melodies and repeating sections--but made with extremely harsh sounds. They're melodic noise, so to speak. The other half are also noisy, but longer and free-form with no structure at all other their own sonic personalities, and the use of very simple kraut-rock influenced beats. (Viva Faust and Tony Conrad!)" - Kid Feardive
Topics: Avant-Garde, Naïve, Experimental, Noise, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by Black Square Cloudcast
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“He who has cast off the world has linked it to yellow dust Your body is like unto a wound, and you are like unto a madman. This entire world is a yellow arrow which has pierced you through The yellow arrow is the train on which you ride towards a ruined bridge” - Victor Pelevin "The Yellow Arrow" 00:00 Aram Saroyan - Crickets [recorded in the wind-off grooves of side two] (1965) 01:55 Dariush Dolat-Shahi - Shabistan (Sehtar and Electronic) (1985) 08:18 Alexander Mossolov - Zavod,...
Topics: Avant-Garde, Experimental, Spoken Word, Dust, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by Black Square Cloudcast
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“The highest purpose is to have no purpose at all. This puts one in accord with nature, in her manner of operation.” - John Cage 00:00 John Cage - excerpt from Silence (1969) 02:02 Kevin Drumm - True Warriors Endure the Idleness (2005) 14:50 Jaap Blonk - Erster Teil (2003 Version) 24:59 Margaret Leng Tan - Pianoless Vexations (Erik Satie) Sculpture Center, NYC, June 11, 2006 44:10 John Duncan - "No," (recorded live) April 11, 1977
Topics: Avant-Garde, Experimental, Noise, Spoken Word, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by Citizen Prozac
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"Come with me to where the light meets the sky Beneath the glow we can fill our minds Nothing can go wrong Something always goes wrong..." - Citizen Prozac
Topics: Alternative, Psychedelic, Indie, Other, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by Black Square Cloudcast
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"A paranoiac, like a poet, is born, not made." - Luis Bunuel 00:00 Porcelain in the Backpack - Touching The Ground Crossing The Air 05:20 Speculativism - Sub Strata 17:50 Muser - Circus Circus 25:28 My Boyfriend the Pilot - Tasublin (Metallic Seraphim March by JJ Sonick) 28:28 Meri von KleinSmid - Schizophrenia 32:31 SFIAS - Joseph of arythmia 35:06 SFIAS - SFIAS vs Sarkoma (procrustean) 39:59 Subterrestrial - Lost in the Game Grid 41:56 Gruph Szec'Ъ - Crying of the Universe 46:19...
Topics: Experimental, Other, Noise, Paranoia, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by KraftiM
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Voiedge (a trip to the edges of the void?) with collected works from KraftiM made in 2007/2008. These tracks haven`t been released on Musictrade. On 3 tracks rhythmpatterns of dutch artist Justbase were used. Most tracks have a darkish doomy feel, but never without a sprinkling touch of hope. Haumter and Chursed are based on live cathedral recordings (the Zoom H4 makes wonders) but adapted on KraftiM's VST's. On Bearice you can hear one of the last Polar Bears begging for seals, Fratatag and...
Topics: Experimental, Electronic, Field Recordings, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by Fescal
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Fescal’s recent wayward plunge into the dominion of dark experimental music demonstrates that not only is he a deft of beatless dark ambient drones but of melodic dark electron-organic music as well. The title track “Ginger Baker” is a noisy venture into an opaque world of undulating drones thundering above subtle textures of electronics and samples. The aptly named “Vulgar and Kitsch” follows with the catchy babble of strong synth and keyboard samples along with heavy crackles and...
Topics: Experimental, Ambient, Electronic, Other, Meditative, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by Syrtis Major
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"The album "6" has a high emotional charge, it's about feelings that were wrote down using notes. Every song tells a different story, the album it's not supposed to be played all at once since you can not like all of the songs at the same time. Try to enjoy the song you hear. It is for the sad people." - Syrtis Major
Topics: Experimental, Electronic, Ambient, Instrumental, Piano, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by Cameron Steele
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“Orpheus was a musician from Greek mythology who's wife was sent to the underworld. He traveled there to retrieve her and she was released under the condition that Orpheus did not turn to look at her until they were both out of the underworld. As soon as he was out of the underworld, he turned to look and his wife disappeared because they were not both out yet. The music has a lot to do with those feelings, as well as the essence of each of the Greek Olympian Gods that the songs are named...
Topics: Experimental, Dark, Electronica, Indie, Psychedelic, New York, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by Psychaotic
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From the arid lands of America comes this little creature crowned with the sharp tones of dark ambient; his shadow describes a shape of dense drone walking with slow industrial compasses. Teratology, the first malformation of silence from Psychaotic.
Topics: Dark Ambient, Drone, Industrial, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by Cagey House
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"The first four tracks on Major Monk Plus 3 are music-oriented sound collages that loosely follow an anti-rationalist simian protagonist as he pursues his life-long vendetta against a group of prim'e numbers who run a mustard factory. (Thanks to Clarica and Lucy Burgoyne at Librivox for swell vocal samples, and to Corsica_S at Freesound for the mustard lady.) The remaining tracks are more-or-less conventional instrumental pieces with some vocal embellishments." - Cagey House
Topics: Experimental, Avant-Garde, Other, Sound Collage, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by Christophe Meulien
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“On the improximation of February, I play electric guitar with device and looper, there's no rerecording, except perhaps trumpet, but I don't remember. But looping is a sort of rerecording, isn't it? Living in a cage Une conséquence du travail de Robert Fripp et de Brian Eno. Une guitare et des effets, et un générateur de boucle, un viel headrush. I can`t open the door Comment sortir de la cage? Le headrush est la cage. Meeting in a cage Un trompettiste free, Joe Quiet, vient me prêter...
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Topics: Experimental, Acoustique, Improvised, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by Geronimodeleon
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"This album marks my return to active production after a prolonged hiatus. Based on my love for Modern Dance, I constructed the soundscapes in this volume for use in a theatrical context. Begun on the road, and in the San Francisco Bay area (in 2009 and 2010), the discoveries made in producing this album have blessed me with remarkable images to develop further - both aurally and visually - in both recorded, and live contexts." - Geronimodeleon
Topics: Experimental, Field recordings, Treatments, Production, Creative Commons, Black Square
Black Square
by In_Cognitus
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"Why is my heart so full of beauty`s pain? Stop time or prolong its run Time will kill the very beauty, And my pain too, and a heart Today or tomorrow, according to plan." - In_Cognitus
Topics: Experimental, Avant-Garde, Field Recordings, Minimalism, Improvised, Ambient, Soundscapes, Chaos,...
Black Square
by Cameron Steele
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“This album is partly a science-fiction story about a corrupt regime that turns people into machines, and partly not fiction at all. Robotic voices are all speech synthesizers having text fed into them. There's also voice samples from an exploitation film, obscure YouTube videos, and musical pop star interviews.” - Cameron Steele
Topics: Experimental, Electronica, Alternative, Antifolk, Indie, Psychedelic, Creative Commons, Black Square